This position is responsible for performing intermediate professional and some technical work involving a variety of general and specialized department programs. Work involves applying professional planning skills to a wide variety of multimodal transportation planning and design problems. The Senior Transportation Planner manages individual transportation projects, works in a project team atmosphere, and acts both proactively and reactively with the residents of the City. The incumbent's work has meaningful impact on the community and is subject to general supervisory review.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Acts as the City’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Coordinator
Serves as staff liaison to the Rockville Bike Advisory Committee (RBAC) and the Rockville Pedestrian Advocacy Committee (RPAC).
Manages bicycle planning and implementation projects
Manages the bus shelter programs
Manages the transportation demand management (TDM) operations.
Implements the Mayor and Council initiative to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety throughout the City.
Manages some of the City's transportation Capital Improvements Program for the Traffic and Transportation Division.
Plans and helps implement bus shelters, sidewalks, and bicycle facilities projects.
Manages the Bikeway Master Plan updates.
Collects data associated with tracking the use of alternative transportation facilities.
Identifies ped/bike-related transportation amenities needed in new developments and works with developers in the planning of street systems and pedestrian safety.
Acts as liaison between the City and County, State, and federal transportation agencies in all matters pertaining to Bike-Share Program as well as the new Scooters/E-Bicycles Program.
Responds to resident requests and concerns.
Performs other duties as required.
Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree with major coursework in urban planning, transportation planning, or closely related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible work in the planning of traffic and transportation projects, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. A master's degree is preferred.
Special Qualifications: Possession of (or ability to obtain) certification as a Professional Engineer or Professional Planner such as a PE or AICP. Must possess an appropriate driver's license valid in the State of Maryland.
This position can be filled at the “Transportation Planner” level if the required education/experience is not met
Internal Number: 201900101
About City of Rockville
Rockville is regarded as one of America’s leading small cities for work, for play and for life. It is the vibrant, highly educated, business-friendly home to some of the nation’s and the world’s most prominent biomed and technology companies and is adjacent to the world's most powerful city, Washington, D.C.Rockville is a city that remembers and reveres its roots, its commitment to citizen-centric public service, to the planet and to the connectivity of its neighborhoods and residents.Rockville is a place one can truly and proudly call "my hometown." Rockville is a place that looks like home, feels like home, and whose people and government work to maintain the intimacy and warmth that “hometown” promotes. A place where, despite our differences, neighbors know and care about each other and the community and piece of ground they share.
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